Minneapolis, Minnesota

Job Description

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At Wells Fargo, we are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. We are seeking candidates who embrace diversity, equity and inclusion in a workplace where everyone feels valued and inspired.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

Technology sets IT strategy; enhances the design, development, and operations of our systems; optimizes the Wells Fargo infrastructure; provides information security; and enables Wells Fargo global customers to have 24 hours a day, 7 days a week banking access through in-branch, online, ATMs, and other channels.

Our mission is to deliver stable, secure, scalable, and innovative services at speeds that delight and satisfy our customers and unleash the skills potential of our employees.

Positions reside within the Commercial Bank Technology Architecture team providing architectural and transformational services to multiple commercial business line transformation programs (including, but not limited to, Loan Delivery Transformation, Small Business Lending Transformation, Loan Accounting Transformation, and Payment & Treasury Management).  Resources also will provide line of business architecture services supporting Small Business Lending and Commercial Capital. 

The Data Architect participates in the design and development application architecture for commercial lending applications.  Acts as a technical expert on the design and development of highly complex, large-scale internet and intranet  applications on Linux/Cloud platform, crossing multiple business lines. Uses expert knowledge of web technologies, including Java, Java Script, HTML, XML applications, database modeling tools and/or database interactions. Uses expert knowledge of UML to capture current and target architecture. Evaluates systems specifications for client area web site requirements and determines and implements the most efficient and cost-effective software/package solution. Does research and tracking of new software technologies, application development, and performs business requirements analysis as they pertain to related systems. Demonstrated technical expertise and comprehensive knowledge of an entire line of business sub-domain.

The position includes the following responsibilities:

Project/Agile Architecture - Responsible for working on high architectural impact projects/sprints

  • Work with business teams to analyze project/sprint  requirements as a foundation for architecture designs
  • Produce project/sprint architecture designs encapsulated in Systems Architecture Specification documents using industry standard modeling languages and practices.
  • Manage designs for multiple projects/sprints concurrently throughout the project life cycle.

Platform Analysis

  • Perform software platform design analysis
  • Produce platform analysis reports for senior management review
  • Portfolio and Product Architecture
  • Provide architecture for product(s) or portfolio with agile technology.

New Platform Design/Development

  • Assist in the development of proof of concept prototypes to evaluate evolving products and technologies 

Technology Strategy

  • Participate in the definition of future technology architecture and strategy
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and capabilities in order to prepare and respond to customer needs and expectations.
  • Perform in depth consultation to senior management to ensure applications adhere to established Wells Fargo standards, policies, methodologies and industry best practices RWF

Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: systems, applications, or architecture planning
  • 3+ years of experience using an industry standard database modeling language
  • 10+ years of experience with Informatica MultiDomain Master Data Management (MDM) Development
  • 10+ years of information technology systems design and planning experience; in data, systems, applications, or architecture

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in one or a combination of the following: systems, applications, or architecture planning
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to influence across all organizational levels, particularly senior management
  • Ability to negotiate, influence, and collaborate to build successful relationships
  • A Master's degree or higher in information technology
  • Financial services industry experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of data replication
  • Strong presentation skills

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with MDM solution like Informatica MDM or Oracle MDM or others.
  • Experience with multi-discipline data design, relational, NoSQL & Document Style.
  • Experience with data replication technology & change data capture leveraging streaming.
  • Experience designing data solutions for resiliency & availability.
  • Experience with data reporting & analytics tools such as Oracle BI or Micro strategy is a plus.
  • Experience on data profiling and discovery, business and technical metadata management, master data processing - canonical vocabulary mapping, de-duping, and identity resolution.
  • Ensure quality, security, and compliance requirements in all data related initiatives.
  • Business domain knowledge : Understand commercial lending business capability such as origination, underwriting, loan accounting, collateral management, payment & treasury management etc.


Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

Salary Information

To be determined

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    All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

    Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.
    Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

Benefits Summary


Visit https://www.wellsfargo.com/about/careers/benefits for benefits information.

Minneapolis, Minnesota

At Wells Fargo, we’ve been proudly supporting military veterans and their families for more than 170 years.

We value the leadership, discipline, and skills you’ve gained through your service to our country and recognize the contributions our veteran team members bring to the table. We’re so committed to hiring and retaining military veterans, veterans with disabilities, National Guard members, and Reservists that we’ve made it our goal is to employ 20,000 veterans by 2020.

As a Wells Fargo team member, you’ll find a work culture that is team-oriented, collaborative, structured, and challenging. We support veterans transitioning from military service with a variety of job options, confidential resources, educational information, and career guidance. You may choose to join our Veteran’s Team Member Network, a group of thousands who share an interest in veterans’ matters, and that promotes greater awareness and job development within the veteran community. To learn more about opportunities at our company, please visit wellsfargojobs.com/military. Let’s talk about turning your military experience into a great civilian career.

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